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Phone: 704.536.6520 | Fax: 704.837.8243
8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227


Job Openings...

Faith Formation Program Assistant: 
St. John Neumann Catholic Church seeks a part-time Faith Formation Program Assistant.
Must have a strong work ethic, be positive and available to work some evenings and weekends.
Main responsibilities are: Assisting with Faith Formation office responsibilities, parent communication, catechist resources, student curriculum and sacramental preparation.
Requirements: Practicing Roman Catholic, faithful to Church teachings and bilingual in English and Spanish.
If interested, please contact Kelly Flowers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a cover letter and resume.

Scam Alert!!

 Scam Alert

Please disregard any communication from Fr. John asking for monetary donations in the form of gift cards for any reason. Fr. John will not ask for charitable donations in the form of a text, email or any other fashion.


The SJN Community Food Pantry!

 If you or someone you know is going through a difficult moment and need help with food
we invite you to visit our food pantry on...
Mondays from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesdays from 9:30 am -12 pm
Your SJN Parish family is here to help you!!

The SJN Community Food Bank is in particular need of the following items:

Canned & Dry Black / Pinto Beans, Kidney Beans, Pasta Sauce, Spaghetti and Diapers.
While we appreciate ALL donations, we currently have an overabundance of the following items:
Spaghettios/Ravioli, Soups & Peanut butter.

Please place all donations in the bins in the Gathering Area.
Thank you, SJN family, for your generosity. Your donations make it possible to do the Lord’s work.

Events at SJN....

Sign-up Reminder

Please be advised sign-ups for weekend Masses will open,
Wednesdays at noon, please visit the parish website: or call the parish office,
No preregistration requests will be accepted before noon. Thank you!
 Parish Office Hours
the office will be open  Monday - Thursday from 9am-4pm,
with spansih assistance on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 
Faith Formation Office hours 
  Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 3 pm.
** Faith Formation registrations have closed**.
Join The Legion of Mary
on Sunday afternoons at 3:00 pm in the Church.
We will pray the Divine Mercy and the four Mysteries of the Rosary
for our church and country.

Save The Date For This Unique Lenten Offering…

Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible helps you get the “big picture” by showing how fourteen narrative books of the Bible tell the complete story from Adam and Eve to Christ and the Church. Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible will help you discover the story of salvation history and understand how you fit into God’s plan. This eight-session study program explores all twelve time periods of The Bible Timeline®. Classes will meet Thursdays at 7 pm beginning in February. Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 Safe Environment!
Are You One of Our Treasured Volunteers?
Please note that all our volunteers must follow the Diocesan Requirements inregards to Safeguarding our Children and Vulnerable Adults.
These include:
  • A current background check which is valid for 5 years. (Please complete the background check using google chrome- if you try to complete in your phone it will not work. 
  • Attend at a VIRTUS (Protecting God’s Children) workshop; During this time of shelter in place, you may complete the online version of the workshop which can be accessed online at
  • In addition all volunteers must complete a volunteer profile and that you have read the Safe Environment Policies.
All of the above can be completed online at 
Thank you for helping to keep our children and vulnerable adults safe!






Around the Diocese...

The day will begin with a Mass for the Unborn at 9 AM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church at 6828 Old Reid Rd. Charlotte, NC  28210. At 11 AM we will start to gather at the parking lot across the street from the Diocese of Charlotte Pastoral Center at 1123 S. Church St. Charlotte, NC. At 12 PM we will march to Trade and Tryon where Fr. Noah Carter, Pastor of Holy Cross Catholic Church will preach. After the prolife testimonies we will pray the Most Holy Rosary and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Please join others to march and pray for an end to abortion and save babies lives! See schedule details at

Catholic Charities can assist you! Contact us for more information (704) 370.3219 / (336) 714.3212
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- Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte is hosting Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), a Medicare not for profit, State option program. PACE serves participants 55 and older, by providing preventive and long-term care services for those requiring nursing home level of care. PACE provides flexibility in meeting a person’s health care needs while they continue to live safely in their home and or community. The number one goal of PACE is to empower their participants with the choice to live safely in the home they love. Join us virtually on Thursday, Jan. 7, from 10 to 11 am for the program presented by Outreach Coordinator for PACE of the Southern Piedmont Amanda Caputo. Click here to register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. For additional information, contact Catholic Charities Program Director Elder Ministry Sandra Breakfield at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 704-370-3220. Click here for more information on other Elder Ministry events.
- Applications Admission Information 2021-2022 school year! 

- 2021 Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekends The next weekend is a virtual retreat from Jan. 15 to 17, with the next in-person retreat from Jan. 29 to 31 in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Early registration is recommended. Click here for more information or contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 704-315-2144.

- Catholic Charities is hosting a free webinar about estate planning on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, from 10 t0 11 am. Get Your Ducks in a Row Estate Planning will be presented by Sabrina Winters Attorney at Law, PLLC. Click here to register in advance. For additional information, contact Sandra Breakfield, Program Director Elder Ministry, at 704-370-3220 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

- St. John Paul II Foundation and Converging Roads will offer an in-person and online health care ethics conference, Hippocratic Medicine: Do No Harm, at The Cathedral of St. Patrick (1621 Dilworth Road East, Charlotte, NC) on March 20, from 8 am to 6 pm. Click here to register or for more information.


Mass Schedule

Saturday Anticipated Mass (Vigil): 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm (Spanish), 5:00pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: 9:00am
Wednesday: 6:00pm
Friday: 6:30am
Holy Days: Call Parish Office


Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Saturdays: 4:00pm-4:45pm
And by appointment

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fridays: 7:00am through
Saturday at 8:45am



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St. John Neumann Catholic Church

8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227
Phone: 704.536.6520
Fax: 704.837.8243



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